AdvertiseHereH

Making an impact

Cannon Foundation presents $100K gift to hospital for new ENT practice PICKENS — The Cannon Memorial Hospital Board presented $100,000 More »

Trial begins in Clemson killing

By Greg Oliver Courtesy The Journal goliver@upstatetoday.com PICKENS — Opening arguments began at the Pickens County Courthouse Monday in the More »

Easley renames street for beloved late businessman

By Jason Evans Staff Reporter jevans@thepccourier.com EASLEY — Emotions ran high Monday night as Easley City Council honored a beloved More »

You never forget your first deer

By Dennis Chastain Special to The Courier If memory serves me well, it was back in 1980 or thereabouts. I More »

Fall webworms an early autumn sign

By Scott Stegenga Special to The Courier One of the early signs of autumn that becomes noticeable by early August More »

Tigers trounce Cards in key ACC matchup

By Elaine Day Clemson Athletic Comm. news@thepccourier.com LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Six different Tigers scored at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium on More »

 

Making an impact

Cannon Foundation presents $100K

gift to hospital for new ENT practice

PICKENS — The Cannon Memorial Hospital Board presented $100,000 to AnMed Health Cannon for set-up costs for Dr. Kimberly Ostrowski and her practice, AnMed Health Cannon Medicus ENT, on Tuesday.

Ostrowksi joined the AHC team in June of this year. Her office is located at

You do not have permission to view this content

Subscribe Today or Login

No arrests made in deadly shooting

EASLEY — The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the death of a Greenville man after a shooting at an Easley home last week.

Pickens County coroner Kandy Kelley said Henry Hugh Thomas, 39, of Terilyn Court, was pronounced dead at Greenville Memorial Hospital the

You do not have permission to view this content

Subscribe Today or Login

Trial begins in Clemson killing

By Greg Oliver
Courtesy The Journal

goliver@upstatetoday.com

PICKENS — Opening arguments began at the Pickens County Courthouse Monday in the trial of a Clemson man charged in a 2015 killing.

A jury of eight women and four men heard doubts about the credibility of two witnesses who said Jaron Lamont Gibbs fired the gunshot that killed

You do not have permission to view this content

Subscribe Today or Login

County OKs $32M bond for jail, debt

By Justin Lee Campbell
Courtesy The Journal

justin@upstatetoday.com

PICKENS — Pickens County Council approved $32 million in general obligation bonds last week to fund a new jail and refinance existing debt.

Council passed Ordinance No. 540 on third reading at its regular meeting the night of Sept. 11 in a 5-1 vote. Chairman Roy Costner noted council amended the ordinance to reflect an increase from $25 million to $32

You do not have permission to view this content

Subscribe Today or Login

Easley renames street for beloved late businessman

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

jevans@thepccourier.com

EASLEY — Emotions ran high Monday night as Easley City Council honored a beloved resident who passed away last month.

Council voted unanimously to change the name of People’s Way to Joe Lesley Way, in honor of the longtime owner of Joe’s Ice Cream Parlor.

Lesley passed away on Aug. 12 following a bout with cancer.

His family was present during the presentation and reading of the

You do not have permission to view this content

Subscribe Today or Login

Crosswell Fire Station named to honor Duncan

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

jevans@thepccourier.com

EASLEY — The fire station in the Crosswell community will soon bear a new name, in honor of a man who dedicated his life to service.

Pickens County Council unanimously approved renaming the station after the late Alvin Lee Duncan.

The station will now be known as the “Alvin Lee Duncan Firehouse.”

Director of Emergency Services Scott Smith spoke about Duncan during last

You do not have permission to view this content

Subscribe Today or Login

Venture Outdoors Day set for Sept. 30

PICKENS — The city of Pickens will host an all-day family-friendly outdoor festival from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30.

The event, called Venture Outdoors Day, will highlight all that the Pickens area has to offer residents and visitors alike when it comes to outdoor

You do not have permission to view this content

Subscribe Today or Login

Holy Cross plans RCIA sessions

PICKENS — Holy Cross Catholic Church has begun RCIA sessions for instructions and growth in Christ.

Those who have ever wondered what the Catholic Church teaches and why are invited to join for questions and discussion.

Classes are held in the church basement at 558 Hampton Ave. in Pickens from 9:30-11:15 a.m. on Sundays.

Call (864) 878-0574 with any questions.

 

The music runs through it

HYome musicians play with their fingers. Some play with their hearts. The difference is real. I’ve heard wonderful technicians who lack heart and wonderful emotional players who make you feel but lack technical proficiency.

Every now and then, you run across one of the rare ones who is able to do both. But if I had to choose, I’d pick a heart player over a technician every time.

We went to the S.C. State Fiddling Championship at Hagood Mill on Saturday. We sat in the shade in our lawn chairs, drinking lemonade, and

You do not have permission to view this content

Subscribe Today or Login

Being thoughtful – on purpose

Over a 12-year span at UCLA, American college basketball coach John Wooden won 10 national championships and the school’s total of 11 remains a record today.

Wooden is regarded as one of the most successful coaches in sports history, and more importantly an even greater

You do not have permission to view this content

Subscribe Today or Login


Hit Counter provided by Curio cabinets